Events and Calendar

February 2023

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02/03/2023 - 10:00 to 15:00
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CURATOR FOR A DAY!

Learn about digitizing historic documents, design and set up the new Colonel Talbot room exhibits, find missing details about artifacts, and more!

Ages 14-18 ~ $10 per person

Pre-registration is required and please bring a lunch

To register, please have your parent or guardian email: museum@backuspagehouse.ca

Or call 519-762-3072 with your full name, child's full name, address, and phone number

 
02/04/2023 - 01:00 to 15:00
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St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre

February 4th - 25th

Welcome to the Jungle! Learn to draw some amazing exotic wild animals!

Saturdays from 1-3pm

Instructor: Julianne Bryans

Grades 5-8

Cost: $60 (includes all materials)

Register by calling 519-631-4040

Payment must be included with registration.

For more information check out their website.

 
02/04/2023 - 08:00 to 15:00
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Support your community and shop local!

Come out and visit Aylmer's year-round Farmers' Market.

While you’re there, pick up some local produce, shop the artisan vendors, treat yourself to freshly brewed coffee and take in the beauty that is the Old Imperial Farmers’ Market.

Open every Saturday from 8am - 3pm.

For more information check out their website or Facebook page.

 
02/04/2023 - 10:00 to 11:30
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St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre

February 4th - 25th

Join us for a time of creativity and design your very own masterpiece!

Saturdays from 10-11:30am

Grades JK - 4

Cost: $50 (includes all materials)

Register by calling 519-631-4040

Payment must be included with registration.

 
 
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02/07/2023 - 19:00 to 21:00
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St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre

February 7th - 28th

Join this self-paced class with live model and let your creative juices flow!

Tuesdays from 7-9pm

This class is open to all adults, including high school students.

Cost: $60 (bring the drawing media of your choice)

Register by calling 519-631-4040

Payment must be included with registration.

For more information check out their website.

 
02/08/2023 - 10:30 to 11:30
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St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre

February 8th - March 1st

Let the creative juices flow as your little ones create their very own masterpiece!

Wednesdays from 10:30-11:30am

Instructor: Teagan Butler

Ages 18 months to 3 years (accompanied by an adult)

Cost: $30

Register by calling 519-631-4040

Payment must be included with registration

For more information check out their website

 
02/09/2023 - 10:00
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Want to learn about winter tree identification?

Explore the ecological wonders of John E. Pearce Provincial Park?

Investigate historic winter life and outdoor recreation?

Join An Outdoor Tour!

COST: $10 per child and $5 per adult

For more information, check out their website

 
 
02/11/2023 - 01:00 to 15:00
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St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre

February 4th - 25th

Welcome to the Jungle! Learn to draw some amazing exotic wild animals!

Saturdays from 1-3pm

Instructor: Julianne Bryans

Grades 5-8

Cost: $60 (includes all materials)

Register by calling 519-631-4040

Payment must be included with registration.

For more information check out their website.

 
02/11/2023 - 08:00 to 15:00
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Support your community and shop local!

Come out and visit Aylmer's year-round Farmers' Market.

While you’re there, pick up some local produce, shop the artisan vendors, treat yourself to freshly brewed coffee and take in the beauty that is the Old Imperial Farmers’ Market.

Open every Saturday from 8am - 3pm.

For more information check out their website or Facebook page.

 
02/11/2023 - 10:00 to 11:30
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St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre

February 4th - 25th

Join us for a time of creativity and design your very own masterpiece!

Saturdays from 10-11:30am

Grades JK - 4

Cost: $50 (includes all materials)

Register by calling 519-631-4040

Payment must be included with registration.

 
 
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02/14/2023 - 19:00 to 21:00
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St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre

February 7th - 28th

Join this self-paced class with live model and let your creative juices flow!

Tuesdays from 7-9pm

This class is open to all adults, including high school students.

Cost: $60 (bring the drawing media of your choice)

Register by calling 519-631-4040

Payment must be included with registration.

For more information check out their website.

 
02/15/2023 - 10:30 to 11:30
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St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre

February 8th - March 1st

Let the creative juices flow as your little ones create their very own masterpiece!

Wednesdays from 10:30-11:30am

Instructor: Teagan Butler

Ages 18 months to 3 years (accompanied by an adult)

Cost: $30

Register by calling 519-631-4040

Payment must be included with registration

For more information check out their website

 
 
 
02/18/2023 - 01:00 to 15:00
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St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre

February 4th - 25th

Welcome to the Jungle! Learn to draw some amazing exotic wild animals!

Saturdays from 1-3pm

Instructor: Julianne Bryans

Grades 5-8

Cost: $60 (includes all materials)

Register by calling 519-631-4040

Payment must be included with registration.

For more information check out their website.

 
02/18/2023 - 08:00 to 15:00
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Support your community and shop local!

Come out and visit Aylmer's year-round Farmers' Market.

While you’re there, pick up some local produce, shop the artisan vendors, treat yourself to freshly brewed coffee and take in the beauty that is the Old Imperial Farmers’ Market.

Open every Saturday from 8am - 3pm.

For more information check out their website or Facebook page.

 
02/18/2023 - 10:00 to 11:30
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St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre

February 4th - 25th

Join us for a time of creativity and design your very own masterpiece!

Saturdays from 10-11:30am

Grades JK - 4

Cost: $50 (includes all materials)

Register by calling 519-631-4040

Payment must be included with registration.

 
02/18/2023 - 11:00 to 16:00
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"Get on Board" and check out the pop-up exhibit!

Celebrating 150 years of local locomotive history through a look at the area’s competing railway corporations.

75 Talbot Street East

Feb 18, 19 & 20 – 11 am – 4 pm

Feb 22 – 3 – 6 pm

Feb 25 & 26 – 11 am – 4 pm

 
02/18/2023 - 19:30
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It's a play you don't want to miss!

Hailing from St.Thomas, ON, Sam Taylor is a born entertainer with a penchant for raw blues and soul music and lyrics that bely someone much older than his 29 years.

With an enormous stage presence, it comes as no surprise that this multi-talented singer/songwriter has been performing internationally since the age of 7.

Doors open at 7pm

Concert begins at 7:30pm

Tickets: $30

To purchase tickets, click here.

For more information, check out their website.

 
02/19/2023 - 11:00 to 16:00
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"Get on Board" and check out the pop-up exhibit!

Celebrating 150 years of local locomotive history through a look at the area’s competing railway corporations.

75 Talbot Street East

Feb 18, 19 & 20 – 11 am – 4 pm

Feb 22 – 3 – 6 pm

Feb 25 & 26 – 11 am – 4 pm

 
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02/20/2023 - 10:00 to 16:00
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Family Day Fun from 10am-4pm!

Join us at Backus-Page House Museum on Monday, February 20th for some fun activities that the whole family will enjoy!

  • Butter making
  • Scavenger hunts
  • Wool and felting crafts
  • Snow painting
  • Pioneer games
  • and more!

Also, the tobogganing hill is available to use (toboggans not supplied).

Snowshoe rentals available! (adults $10, children $5).

Fiddle music and educational program by Devon Martene of the Steel City Rovers from 12PM - 1PM.

Admission for the event is:

$10/children & $5/adults

We can't wait to see you there!

For more information check out their website.

 
02/20/2023 - 11:00 to 16:00
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"Get on Board" and check out the pop-up exhibit!

Celebrating 150 years of local locomotive history through a look at the area’s competing railway corporations.

75 Talbot Street East

Feb 18, 19 & 20 – 11 am – 4 pm

Feb 22 – 3 – 6 pm

Feb 25 & 26 – 11 am – 4 pm

 
02/20/2023 - 13:00 to 16:00
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Family Day Fun!

Drop-in Kids Crafts! New Bicycle Exhibit!

Try hands-on activities:

  • Make Popsicle Bicycles
  • License Plates
  • Bicycle Streamers for your handle bars

Also, you don't want to miss touring the brand new cycling exhibit with collector Rick Wolfe.

It features bicycles from the earliest years of cycling in the 1860's to the 1920's.

Please park behind 450 Sunset Drive - Elgin County Administrative Building

For more information, click here to visit the Elgin County Museum page.

 
02/21/2023 - 19:00 to 21:00
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St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre

February 7th - 28th

Join this self-paced class with live model and let your creative juices flow!

Tuesdays from 7-9pm

This class is open to all adults, including high school students.

Cost: $60 (bring the drawing media of your choice)

Register by calling 519-631-4040

Payment must be included with registration.

For more information check out their website.

 
02/22/2023 - 10:30 to 11:30
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St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre

February 8th - March 1st

Let the creative juices flow as your little ones create their very own masterpiece!

Wednesdays from 10:30-11:30am

Instructor: Teagan Butler

Ages 18 months to 3 years (accompanied by an adult)

Cost: $30

Register by calling 519-631-4040

Payment must be included with registration

For more information check out their website

 
02/22/2023 - 15:00 to 18:00
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"Get on Board" and check out the pop-up exhibit!

Celebrating 150 years of local locomotive history through a look at the area’s competing railway corporations.

75 Talbot Street East

Feb 18, 19 & 20 – 11 am – 4 pm

Feb 22 – 3 – 6 pm

Feb 25 & 26 – 11 am – 4 pm

 
 
02/24/2023 - 13:00
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Want to learn about winter tree identification?

Explore the ecological wonders of John E. Pearce Provincial Park?

Investigate historic winter life and outdoor recreation?

Join An Outdoor Tour!

COST: $10 per child and $5 per adult

For more information, check out their website

 
02/25/2023 - 01:00 to 15:00
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St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre

February 4th - 25th

Welcome to the Jungle! Learn to draw some amazing exotic wild animals!

Saturdays from 1-3pm

Instructor: Julianne Bryans

Grades 5-8

Cost: $60 (includes all materials)

Register by calling 519-631-4040

Payment must be included with registration.

For more information check out their website.

 
02/25/2023 - 08:00 to 15:00
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Support your community and shop local!

Come out and visit Aylmer's year-round Farmers' Market.

While you’re there, pick up some local produce, shop the artisan vendors, treat yourself to freshly brewed coffee and take in the beauty that is the Old Imperial Farmers’ Market.

Open every Saturday from 8am - 3pm.

For more information check out their website or Facebook page.

 
02/25/2023 - 10:00 to 11:30
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St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre

February 4th - 25th

Join us for a time of creativity and design your very own masterpiece!

Saturdays from 10-11:30am

Grades JK - 4

Cost: $50 (includes all materials)

Register by calling 519-631-4040

Payment must be included with registration.

 
02/25/2023 - 11:00 to 16:00
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"Get on Board" and check out the pop-up exhibit!

Celebrating 150 years of local locomotive history through a look at the area’s competing railway corporations.

75 Talbot Street East

Feb 18, 19 & 20 – 11 am – 4 pm

Feb 22 – 3 – 6 pm

Feb 25 & 26 – 11 am – 4 pm

 
02/26/2023 - 11:00 to 16:00
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"Get on Board" and check out the pop-up exhibit!

Celebrating 150 years of local locomotive history through a look at the area’s competing railway corporations.

75 Talbot Street East

Feb 18, 19 & 20 – 11 am – 4 pm

Feb 22 – 3 – 6 pm

Feb 25 & 26 – 11 am – 4 pm

 
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69th St. Thomas Music Festival 02/27/2023 - 09:00 to 03/03/2023 - 21:00

Newly sponsored by St. Thomas Christian Church

February 27th ~ March 3rd

After several years of virtual performances by our young musicians, the public is once more invited to attend LIVE presentations at three locations:

  • Piano & Organ at Central United Church
  • Instrumental and Bands at Fellowship Christian Church
  • Vocal and Choirs at St. Thomas Christian Church

Daily performances start each day at 9am

Free will offering appreciated at all events

For program and syllabus please go to www.stthomasmusicfestival.ca

For more information: 519-631-9865 or email: info@stthomasmusicfestival.ca

MAJOR AWARDS COMPETITION: Friday, March 3rd at 7pm ~ Central United Church

KEYNOTES CONCERT: Friday, March 31st at 7pm ~ St. Thomas Christian Church

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02/28/2023 - 14:00 to 16:00
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The St. Thomas Police Service Polar Plunge is BACK!

Are you ready to get #FreezinForAReason?

Whether you are an individual, organization or business, the Polar Plunge welcomes all do-gooders with a little courage and a warm heart willing to get cold and creative for a worthy cause.

All funds raised will support programming and events for over 26,000 athletes across the province.

Come on out and join us to support Special Olympics!

We will be plunging at the Joe Thornton Community Centre.

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 from 2-4pm

For more information, check out their website.

 
02/28/2023 - 19:00 to 21:00
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St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre

February 7th - 28th

Join this self-paced class with live model and let your creative juices flow!

Tuesdays from 7-9pm

This class is open to all adults, including high school students.

Cost: $60 (bring the drawing media of your choice)

Register by calling 519-631-4040

Payment must be included with registration.

For more information check out their website.

 
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